Obituaries

Marvin Back, age 87, a resident of Lick Branch on Middle Fork in Salyersville, passed away Sunday, November 2nd, 2014, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.
Marvin was born February 22, 1927, in Salyersville, to the late Dewey and Zelda Johnson Back. Also preceding him in death are two sons, Billy Jo Back and Harry Dean Back; sisters Flora Darnell, Dorothy Marsilett, Dora Rowe, and Martha Back; brothers, Willard Back, Dayton Back, Orville Back, and William Back. 

Born: Tuesday, 2/22/1927
Deceased: Sunday, 11/02/2014

Teddy Brewer age 52 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born April 17, 1962 in Hazard, Kentucky to the late Dewey and Vivian McClure Brewer. He is the husband of Connie Risner Brewer, who survives. Survivors also include one daughter, Heather Brewer of Washington, Indiana, one brother, Marvin Brewer of Bloomfield, Indiana, and one sister, Clarissa LeAnn Tungate.

Born: Tuesday, 4/17/1962
Deceased: Saturday, 11/01/2014

Bonita Workman, age 52, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Ms. Workman was born November 6, 1961 in Paintsville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Anna Sue Workman. Also, preceding her in death is her companion David Marshall.
Ms. Workman was employed as a merchant until her retirement.
Those left to mourn includes son, Shawn Workman and wife Ashley of Salyersville, Kentucky, two grandchildren, and a host of family and friends who love and miss her.

Born: Monday, 11/06/1961
Deceased: Thursday, 10/30/2014

Maxine Marshall Whitaker age 86 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born March 25, 1928 in Royalton, Kentucky to the late Leslie and Frankie Risner Marshall. She is the wife of Frank Whitaker, who survives. Survivors also include one son, Marvin Whitaker of Royalton, Kentucky, one daughter, Bonnie Salyer of Royalton, Kentucky, six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren.

Born: Sunday, 3/25/1928
Deceased: Tuesday, 10/28/2014

Gladys Helton age 91 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born September 6, 1923 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dennie and Rena Cook Helton. She is also preceded in death by her husband Fred Helton.

Born: Thursday, 9/06/1923
Deceased: Saturday, 10/25/2014

Luther Green Cole age 77 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 at his home. He was born July 3, 1937 in Carver, Kentucky to the late John and Nannie Salyer Neighbors Cole. He was the husband of the late Louella Barton Cole. Survivors include one step son, Sidney Sprague of Lexington, Kentucky, one step daughter; Rebecca Clark of Dayton, Ohio, six nephews, three nieces, and several step grandchildren.

Born: Saturday, 7/03/1937
Deceased: Saturday, 10/18/2014

William “Bill” Fyffe, age 61, a resident of East Mountain Parkway in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
 Mr. Fyffe was born May 8, 1953 in Louisa, Kentucky the son of the late Delmer and Roberta Hay Fyffe.  Also, preceding him in death is one brother, Jackie Fyffe.
Mr. Fyffe retired as superintendent in the coal industry.  He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed traveling.

Born: Friday, 5/08/1953
Deceased: Friday, 10/17/2014

Barbara Jean Morris “Bobbi” Howard age 77 of Lexington, Kentucky formerly of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away on Friday afternoon October 17, 2014 at her home. She was born November 19, 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky a daughter of the late Robert and Ethel Howard Morris. She was the wife of the late Edmond Neil “Buddy” Howard. She was a retired beautician and a member of the Salyersville First Baptist Church.

Born: Thursday, 11/19/1936
Deceased: Friday, 10/17/2014

William Taylor III age 40 of Woodbine, Kentucky passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born August 16, 1974 in Dalton, Georgia to William and Nancy Freeman Taylor Jr., who survive. Other survivors include his wife, Dennita Taylor, one son, William Alexander Taylor, one daughter, Hannah Taylor, and one sister Pam Taylor.
William was the current pastor of the Salyersville Church of God of the Union Assembly.

Born: Friday, 8/16/1974
Deceased: Thursday, 10/16/2014

Noreine Hammond age 71 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was born June 22, 1943 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Chapel and Edna Blankenship Hammond. Survivors include one sister, Ressie Hammond of Salyersville, Kentucky, two sister-in-laws, several nieces and nephews, and several great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Noreine is preceded in death by one son, Lloyd Calvin Hammond, and three brothers; William Hammond, Elwood Hammond, and Ronnie Joe Hammond.

Born: Tuesday, 6/22/1943
Deceased: Wednesday, 10/15/2014

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